There has not been much activity on the blog because we have been engaged in a long copyright and misappropriation of trade secrets trial.  So, we share with you some of the articles we have been reading, but just haven’t had time to write about:

Bloggers entitled to same protections as journalists under the First

No one likes to be sued.  It may make you mad enough that you want to scream and holler on the Internet.  There is a reason, however, a lot of lawyers recommend not commenting on personnel issues and pending litigation.

Take a lesson from Coyote Ugly that does not involve dancing on the bar.  The

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Social Media is becoming pervasive in today’s society. This CLE looks at how it intersects with legal issues crossing a broad spectrum of specialty areas to give all practitioners the information they need to be aware of the special risks and issues social media presents. Our speakers will look at how

Federal agencies are not shy about enforcing alleged violations of their policies after the fact.  From these enforcement actions, lawyers are supposed interpret the results to advise their clients on how to avoid the same fate. 

In the past, the NLRB even summarized some of the cases for us in its second report on social

It’s been several months since the Federal Trade Commission established rules requiring bloggers to disclose any gifts or graft they may have gotten from the companies they are blogging about.  The initial announcement created quite a stir and there is still a lot of uncertainty about the rules.  The FTC’s recently-published guidelines help.

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